BR 24845 Standard Corridor

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 24845 Standard Corridor
BR 24845 20150307.jpg
BRBritish Rail or British Railways Corridor Second 24845
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Derby
Status Static use
Number S24845
Livery Green (unlined)
Other numbers M24845, W24845
Built 1955-56
Diagram 146
Lot 30153
Type SK
TOPS code AA21
Seats 64 (as built)
1986 Entered preservation


The BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 Corridor Second (SK) was the most prolific of the Mark 1 passenger stock, with more than 2,200 built. However they were an early candidate for withdrawal, being replaced by Mark 2 Open, HST sets and Networker Turbo units.[1]

Service and preservation

24845 was built at Derby in 1955 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30153. It entered service in the London Midland region in August 1955, transferring to the Western region in March 1984.[2]

24845 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway on 11 December 1986 from Old Oak Common. It is owned by SVR(H) and is one of four such coaches converted for use as staff accommodation at Bridgnorth, where it can be seen in "George's siding" adjacent to Platform 1.

See also


  1. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book 9th edition
  2. Longworth (2013) p.136.